The Puskas BAZNAS researchers’, Aisha Putrina Sari, Dita Anggraini, Noviyanti and Adhitya Kusuma Zaenardi succeed to be the presenters at the 12th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance. They are incorporated in one Puskas division, namely the IZN and the Impact Assessment Division. Two papers produced by this division have successfully passed the 12th ICIEF committee's strict selection process which received 472 papers from 40 countries around the world. The first paper entitled "The Concept of Zakat Utilization Index" was written by Aisha Putrina Sari, Noviyanti, Dita Anggraini from Puskas BAZNAS and Priyesta Rizkiningsih from the Directorate of the Distribution and Utilization of BAZNAS RI. Whereas the second paper entitled "For Better For Worse: Analysis of Intra-Household Risk Sharing over the Business Cycle in Indonesian Muslim Families in the Maqasid Al-Shariah Perspective" was written by Adhitya Kusuma Zaenardi from Puskas BAZNAS in collaboration with M. Fawdy Renardi Wahyu from the Department of Economics UGM and Humam Baskara from the Indonesia Financial Services Authority.

The 12th ICIEF is the oldest, largest and most prestigious conference in the fields of Islamic economics and finance brings together scholars, practitioners and policymakers around the world. In 2020, ICIEF carried the theme "Sustainable Development for Real Economy" with the host of the event were Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU) and the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) / Islamic Development Bank (IsDB). 12th ICIEF took place for seven days starting on Sunday, June 14, 2020 until Saturday, June 20, 2020. The event was opened by the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN. The first paper had the opportunity to present on Saturday (06/20 / 2020) which was represented by Aisha Putrina Sari, while the second paper was presented on Wednesday (17/06/2020) represented by Adhitya Kusuma Zaenardi. The presentation went well and conducive. Hopefully, Puskas BAZNAS can continue to be active in spreading goodness and contributing to the global scope by attending various conferences that exchange ideas and scientific dialogue for the development of zakat globally